Aston Martin Zagato: driven at the ‘Ring
Where better to test a bespoke prototype than the Nürburgring 24 Hour race?
Posted: 28 May 2012
It's on T-shirts straining across many German chests, daubed on walls, and even in restaurants. It's also the name of the entertainment and multi-media complex that's all part of a - currently misfiring - plan to turn the 'Ring into a kind of motor-racing Disneyland.
But there's absolutely nothing Mickey Mouse about this track, as everyone knows. Fickle weather, endless corners, zero run-off, slippery surfaces: it ticks all the boxes. The experts will tell you that you can always find grip out here, if you know where to look, but they'll also tell you that it's usually not in the same place on the next lap. Cheers for that, experts.